Lady-Like (the musical) 

Lady-Like


Book by Laura Shamas, Music and Lyrics by Lisa Donovan Lukas

A musical biography of "The Ladies of Llangollen." In 1780, two aristocratic Ladies (Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby) and their maid (Mary Carryll) fled abuse in Ireland and started their own utopia in Wales at "Plas Newydd" (New Place) in Llangollen. 

Cast size: 3 women. 

You can read a sample of the book to our musical at newplayexchange.org. 

2017 - Three Sample Demos from LADY-LIKE
Act One - “The Wild Unknown,” Music and Lyrics by Lisa Donovan Lukas, sung by Emma Appleyard. 
“Forever Dancing,” Music and Lyrics by Lisa Donovan Lukas, sung by Emma Appleyard and Janna Cardia.
Act Two - “All The World,” Music and Lyrics by Lisa Donovan Lukas, sung by Emma Appleyard, Janna Cardia, and Jean Kauffman. 



Development History: 

June 2015 - The first reading of LADY-LIKE (the musical) was on June 29, 2015, at Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, California, starring Emma Appleyard, Janna Cardia and Jean Kauffman. 

October 2015 - Thank you to Diane Grant for her new blogpost about "Lady-Like”!

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